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Collagen 2 Benefits
Collagen is a component of extracellular tissue, which is found throughout the body. Collagen is a proten important for tissue strength and tissue healing. There are several differnt subtypes of collagen, depending on where it is found. Collagen has a high content of hydroxyproline, which is ...Read more
Most benefits of collagen are generally in the field of dermatological conditions, where it has been used extensively for anti-aging effects. These products are available as creams and injections.
Side effects may include hypersensitivity or allergic reactions, high calcium levels, bad taste in mouth etc ...Read more
Nope: The body can make those things with adequate protien and vitamin C. Injections at the site of wrinkles can improve your skins appearance, but this is temporary. The est way to keep you skin looking healthy is to stay protected from the sun with a hat and sunscreen, with both UVA and UVB protection and to maintain a healthy diet rich in whole foods, low in satuated, fats, and exercise regularly. ...Read more
I want to ask about collagen. What the benefit collagen to our skin and can you suggest me one brand that suit for young people.?
None: No studies have shown a benefit.Get a more detailed answer ›
Collagen water: Are you asking about gelatin????Get a more detailed answer ›
Why when I asked about benefit of face serum and collagen drink I get a none answer but when I decided to take them it really help my skin a lot?
Alternative treatments: That treatment considered cosmetic or alternative. We rarely see a clear since behind it so traditional docs usually don't comment on it. I am glad it helping you. ...Read more
Is it okay to frequently wash the face from a two-day post treatment from Collagen Induction Therapy?
Should I take omega 3 and collagen pro active at the same time or not?? Do you think I should take only the one of the two???
Take neither: Neither supplement is needed. If you take one, take the omega 3. ...Read more
I have two acne holes in my face. Can I use collagen/anti aging cream to help with the appearance? I'm 25.
What are the benefits of taking collagen capsules? 4 capsules daily. Hydrolyzed marine collagen and elastin polypeptides.
Not much evidence: There aren't a lot of studies out that have tested the health effects of all these collegen supplements.One study found that it does not really help with bone health, and another showed some preservation of lean body mass in older women but no skin improvement. It seems that elastin skin products have not shown clinically to improve elasticity of the skin but do help the skin hold moisture. ...Read more
For 57+ F is consumption of Zedfit (collagen peptide) safe for long term? How much real benefit does it have for osteoarthritis treatment?
No proven benefit: Here in the States, we're allowed to sell dietary supplements w/o 1st proving either safety or benefit, which is different from medications (both prescription & over-the-counter) where we have to prove both before marketing. With that in mind, there's no proof of safety in consuming collagen peptide nor of benefit for osteoarthritis. It doesn't mean it's not safe or doesn't work. Just no proof. ...Read more
Is it ok to take hydrolyzed collagen powder while on stelara (ustekinumab)? It's a natural protein supplement that had many great health benefits.
Worthless: That supplement has no value but you can take it with Stelara (ustekinumab) if you want to waste your money. ...Read more
I'm 29 years &was thinking of trying Neocell Super Collagen+C Type 1&3, should I stick to the prescribed dosage of 6 pills (3 morning, 3 afternoon)?
Hmmm....: The question is why does a person take a supplement of ground up fish, pig, cow, or chicken collagen, when she can just eat those animals as food. Is there a deficiency or disorder in her body that requires buying and taking such collagen? And, if so, how does she know the item she is buying actually does any good, and is without harm. Food is usually safer. Her primary care doctor can help. ...Read more
I'm 22 years old and I'm using the you theory collagen the advanced formula is it ok to use it? It also says I should take 3 tablets 2 times is itsafe
Forget it.: You do not need to take extra collagen. OTC supplements are poorly studied, not regulated well, and over-marketed. Why take a chance that future research will find that it may turn out to be a problem? Good for you for worrying about both you and your kiddo. Save your money, eat plenty of fruits and veggies, grains, and avoid high protein high and fat diets. ...Read more
What for?: Eating collagen is not a treatment for any disease or health maintenance. You cannot overdose on collagen. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco or alcohol in any form. ...Read more
Get your Vitamin C: Collagen is a component of extracellular tissue, which is found throughout the body. Collagen is a proten important for tissue strength and tissue healing. There are several differnt subtypes of collagen, depending on where it is found. Collagen has a high content of hydroxyproline, which is dependent on vitamin c. ...Read more
No: It has no possible benefit so avoid using it. ...Read more
Anything advertised: By a celebrity is best avoided in my opinion. Celebrities, depite their popularity are still only lay people. And those who are physicians, well, lets say most don't actually practice medicine and have financial interests clouding their judgement. My suggestion: Ask a question about the problem you have that you would want to solve with this product. Get some real medical input. Best to you! ...Read more